CSCI1.4 End of Module 1 Project

In this project, you will learn how your presence in cyberspace and your online activities contribute to your digital “footprint”. You will then learn how to use critical thinking skills to limit the exposure of your footprint. Part 1: Understanding the meaning of Digital Footprint Watch this video to understand the meaning of digital footprint. […]

CSCI1.3 Cybersecurity Criminals and Cybersecurity Specialists

Cybersecurity Specialists Cybersecurity specialists play a key role in securing information systems. By monitoring, detecting, investigating, analyzing, and responding to security events, cybersecurity specialists protect systems from cybersecurity risks, threats, and vulnerabilities. Cybersecurity specialists work on IT teams that are dedicated to protecting the integrity of the business’s network and data. Traditionally, network operations and […]

CSCI1.2 Why is Cybersecurity Important?

As the world has become more dependent on computers and digital data, the need to protect these systems has expanded. There has also been a focus on encouraging people to pursue education programs in cybersecurity to meet this growing need for cybersecurity professionals.  Now, picture an employee at his computer, working with data. In the […]

CSCI1.1 Cyberspace and Cybersecurity

What Does Cyberspace Mean? Cyberspace refers to the virtual computer world, and more specifically, an electronic medium that is used to facilitate online communication. Cyberspace typically involves a large computer network made up of many worldwide computer subnetworks that employ TCP/IP protocol to aid in communication and data exchange activities. In the common IT lexicon, […]